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Ernest Garcia

Posted On May 21st, 2013 -

May 7, 2013
Ernest Garcia, 85, of Kailua, a jet engine mechanic and an Army veteran, died in St. Francis Hospice. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Edward and Ricky Kaleohano, and Gregory Garcia; daughters Tania Cachola and Nanette Kaiwi; brothers Leslie and Bernard; sisters Lydia and Vivian; 12 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Saturday at Waikalua Beach Park. Scattering of ashes at a later date.

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Gladys Michie Miyamoto

Posted On May 21st, 2013 -

March 12, 2013
Gladys Michie Miyamoto, 86, of Honolulu, died in Hale Ho Aloha nursing home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Faith, Doreen and Wendy. Private services.

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Mitsuko Miyata

Posted On May 20th, 2013 -

April 30, 2013
Mitsuko Miyata, 92, ofHono-lulu, a retired University of Hawaii at Manoa Auxiliary Services clerk, died in Kuakini Medical Center. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son Dean I., daughters Joanne H. Kealoha and Sharon M. Aoki, brotherKiyoshi Hashimoto, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Wanda Mae K. Peleholani

Posted On May 20th, 2013 -

May 12, 2013
Wanda Mae K. “Peewee” Peleholani, 75, of Pearl City died in Pearl City. She was born in Hono-lulu. She is survived by sons Norman “Kai” and Mark; daughtersJanet K. Garcia, and Gay K. and Lynne P. Peleholani; sistersBobbi Lynn Dean and Ellevan Papapa; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation: 11:30 a.m. Friday at Nuuanu Memorial Park &Mortuary. Services:12:30 p.m. Aloha attire.

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BettyE. Ramirez

Posted On May 20th, 2013 -

April 29, 2013
Betty E. Ramirez, 83, of Hono-lulu, a Mililani Public Library retiree, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. She was born in Watertown, Hawaii. She is survived by brother Rudy. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of GoodCounsel Church, 1525 Waimano Home Road, Pearl City. Services:10 a.m.

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Enriqueta Aguiran Ulep

Posted On May 20th, 2013 -

April 10, 2013
Enriqueta Aguiran Ulep, 94, ofMililani died in Wahiawa. She was born in thePhilippines. She is survived by sonRolly; daughtersRosario Pascua, Feliza Paguirigan, Catalina Rafanan, Joanie Casem and Emmy Garo; brother Artemio Aguiran; sistersEsperanza Aguiran and Sixta Coloma; 24 grandchildren; and 46 great-grandchildren. Visitation: 6 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. Friday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 7 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. Friday. Burial: 11 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Ronald Kiyomi Yoshimura

Posted On May 20th, 2013 -

April 15, 2013
Ronald Kiyomi Yoshimura, 87, of Honolulu, former owner of Ala Wai Hardware, a retired Oahu Hardware salesman and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Hawi, Hawaii. He is survived by daughter Anne T. Krakowiak, sister Grace S. Kaya and a grandchild. Visitation: 1 p.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 2 p.m. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Yaeko Uyehara Ginoza

Posted On May 20th, 2013 -

April 12, 2013
Yaeko Uyehara Ginoza, 87, of Honolulu, a retired Army supply clerk, died in Ann Pearl nursing facility. She was born in Waimea. She is survived by sonLester I., daughterGail M. Kawatani, sisters Masako Shimabuku and Corinne S. Costigan, and five grandchildren. Private services. Donations suggested to American Cancer Society Hawaii Pacific, 2370 Nuuanu Ave., Honolulu, HI 96817; ZoeChildren’s Home, P.O. Box 221510, Santa Clarita, CA 91322; Hawaii United Okinawa Association, 94-587 Ukee St., Waipahu, HI 96797; or The Kuakini Foundation, 347 N. Kuakini St., Honolulu, HI 96817.

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Wallace Yuk Fon Kam

Posted On May 20th, 2013 -

May 7, 2013
Wallace Yuk Fon Kam, 90, of Honolulu, a retired HickamAir Force Base accountant, died in Straub Clinic &Hospital. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wifeJulia, sons Jeffrey and Wesley, daughter Stephanie Hokushin, brotherStanley, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Ian Kent Kobayashi

Posted On May 20th, 2013 -

May 6, 2013
Ian Kent Kobayashi, 65, of Honolulu, a retired Moana Surfrider bell captain, died inKuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wifeIrma K., son Blake K., daughter Erin M. Kamemoto and sisters Mavis Kubo and Lynne Kobayashi. Visitation: 5 p.m. Saturday at Nuuanu Memorial Park &Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m. Casual attire.

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Donna Patricia Kochi

Posted On May 19th, 2013 -

May 7, 2013
Donna Patricia Kochi, 51, of Honolulu, owner of Edsung Foodservice, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Kevin; daughtersKira, Kaydi and Karis; motherBetty Choi; brother Mike Choi; and sister Diana Astromoff. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Friday at DiamondHead Mortuary. Services:6:30 p.m. Inurnment at a later date.

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Robert Stae

Posted On May 19th, 2013 -

April 24, 2013
Robert Stae, 62, of Honolulu, a security guard, died in Kaiser MedicalCenter. He was born in Weno, Chuuk. He is survived by wife Lia Mark; daughters Jayleen and Lian D.; and brothersDepich, Ifraim, Stokichy and Dias. Services:2 to 6 p.m. Saturday at Moanalua Mortuary.

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Robert Masaru Goto

Posted On May 19th, 2013 -

April 16, 2013
Robert Masaru Goto, 79, of Honolulu, a retired federal air traffic controller, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Lance M. and Blake K., brother Daniel, sister Evelyn Hiraki and two grandchildren. Private services.

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Leonard A. Kupo Jr.

Posted On May 19th, 2013 -

Feb. 15, 2013
Leonard A. “Butch” Kupo Jr., 70, ofGlendale, Ariz., an Army veteran, died in Glendale. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by wifeKaren; daughterV. Leilani; brothers Brother Richard and Leigh; and sisters Lani Joy Valko, Marie Biga and Elizabeth Pao. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at Maui Veterans Cemetery, Makawao. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Veronica Gusman Texeira

Posted On May 19th, 2013 -

May 5, 2013
Veronica “Ronnie” Gusman Texeira, 55, of Kahului, died. She was born in Wailuku. She is survived by sons Jerome and Dustin Texeira, and Alex Lima; brother John Gusman Jr.; sister Patricia Weber; and companion Adelso Lima. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Luncheon to follow at the family’s residence. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Yaeko Hasegawa

Posted On May 19th, 2013 -

May 5, 2013
Yaeko Hasegawa, 97, of Kahului, a janitorial-services worker at Kahului Elementary School, died in Hale Makua, Kahului. She was born in Waihee, Maui. She is survived by sons Richard and Allan, daughter Arlene Koike, six grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Robert H. Ledward

Posted On May 19th, 2013 -

April 14, 2013
Robert H. Ledward, 83, ofKapolei died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Wailuku. He is survived by sons Michael, Robert Jr. and Clarence; daughters Leilani and Luana; nine grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Takeo Tsuji

Posted On May 19th, 2013 -

May 10, 2013
Takeo Tsuji, 91, of Hilo, a state Department of Transportation Highways Division retiree and an Army veteran who served in World War II, died at home. He was born in Kalopa, Hawaii. He is survived by son Bruce, daughters Maureen Young and Kathleen de Silva, sisters Beatrice Nakaoka and Ruth Galloway, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Friday at Dodo Mortuary. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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Woodrow Christopher Hoke

Posted On May 19th, 2013 -

March 26, 2013
Woodrow Christopher Hoke, 95, of Hilo, a retired bartender in San Francisco and former merchant mariner, Matson Lines employee and Civilian Conservation Corps surveyor, died in Hale Anuenue Restorative CareCenter. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sons Woodrow Jr., Anthony, Francis and Scott Hoke, and Michael Enanoria; daughter Beverly Thome; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Graveside services: 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Oahu Cemetery. Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to HaleAnuenue Restorative Care Center. Online condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.

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David Ronald Marquez

Posted On May 19th, 2013 -

April 28, 2013
David Ronald “Kawika”Marquez, 66, of Honaunau, Hawaii, a community developer and activist, died in Kaiser Medical Center. He was born in Sacramento, Calif. He is survived by wifeJean E. BevanMarquez; daughters Diane Manriquez, and Judy and Tammy Marquez; brothersRick Krepp, and Phillip and David Marquez Jr.; sisters Debra Krepp Ohler and Carole Krepp; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Private services in Sacramento and Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.

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Antonio Lero Villaflor

Posted On May 19th, 2013 -

May 15, 2013
Antonio Lero Villaflor, 64, of Liliha, a Kuakini MedicalCenter transporter, died in Kuakini MedicalCenter. He was born in Manila. He is survived by wifeLiwayway C.; sons Tyrone and Jeffrey Villaflor, and Giovanni Generoso; daughtersJennifer Villaflor and Gene Generoso; hanai son Jeremy Fajardo; brothers Eduardo L. and Nesty Villaflor, and Francisco Ruanto Jr.; and two grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Tuesday at Moanalua Mortuary. Services: 6 p.m.

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Takashi Hongo

Posted On May 19th, 2013 -

April 22, 2013
Takashi Hongo, 94, of Kahului, a Hawaiian Commercial &Sugar Co. heavy equipment operator, died at home. He was born in Spreckelsville, Maui. He is survived by sons Randy and Jon, daughters Doreen Kiyabu and Gale Corley, and brother Sadao. Private services. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Sally Ayame Masamune

Posted On May 19th, 2013 -

April 15, 2013
Sally Ayame Masamune, 89, of Ewa Beach, a homemaker, died at home. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sonsNelson andRuss Masamune, Brian Maeda and Michael Morishige; daughtersFaith Miyashiro and Janice Ritchie; eight grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services:11 a.m. Inurnment: 2 p.m. May 29 at Oahu Cemetery. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Dorothy Asako Asada

Posted On May 19th, 2013 -

April 18, 2013
Dorothy Asako Asada, 89, of Kaneohe, a retired Hana Sales Co. seamstress, died in Castle Medical Center. She was born in Ewa. She is survived by son Les S., daughters Amy M. Omoto and Gail C. Asada, sistersHelen Tatsuno and Toshiko Maeda, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Private services.

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Edith Michiyo Watamoto

Posted On May 19th, 2013 -

April 13, 2013
Edith Michiyo Watamoto, 91, of Waipahu, a retired Carol &Mary Ltd. executive, died in Kuakini MedicalCenter. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sisters Frances Watamoto and Jane Shim. Private services.

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Shelbi Lynn Hultquist

Posted On May 19th, 2013 -

April 14, 2013
Shelbi Lynn Hultquist, 23, of Marysville, Wash., formerly of Maui, a manager at the Swarovski store in Washington, died in Washington. She was born inWailuku. She is survived by fatherMartin E. Hultquist; mother Piilani Hue; stepfather Deven Hue; brothers Deven Jr. and Kapena Hue; and grandparents H. David and Irene Hultquist, and Jo-Anne andNed Gurule. Visitation: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Nakamura Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Maui Memorial Park. Online condolences: nakamuramortuary.com.

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Leatrice Kuuleimomi Mendes

Posted On May 19th, 2013 -

April 14, 2013
Leatrice Kuuleimomi “Aunty Momi” Mendes, 88, of Kaneohe, a retired housekeeper, died inKailua. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by sons Walter, Vincent, Kalani and Kehau; daughter Dolly Lum; sister Carolyn Crowder; 13 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary. com.

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Dorothy Malendres Bargas

Posted On May 19th, 2013 -

May 12, 2013
Dorothy Malendres Bargas, 86, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. She was born in Kona. No survivors. Private services.

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Siu Wah Wong

Posted On May 19th, 2013 -

May 3, 2013
Siu Wah Wong, 60, of Honolulu, a seamstress, died. She was born in Zhongshan, China. She is survived by husband Kwan Suen, son Jason, brothersJun Ao and Junkuang Chen, and sisters Xiaohong and Xiaoping Chen. Visitation: 10:30 a.m. Friday at Borthwick Mortuary, makai chapel. Services at noon. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Paul M. Imaino

Posted On May 19th, 2013 -

May 6, 2013
Paul M. Imaino, 88, of Hilo, a retired Internal Revenue Service revenue officer, owner of Paul Imaino Tax Service and an Army veteran who served in WorldWar II, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Alice; son Wayne I.; daughtersAbigail “Binkie”and Joyce A. Imaino, and Janice S. Pon; brothersTadashi, George, Robert and RichardK.; sister Violet Mimaki; and eight grandchildren. Private services. No flowers. No monetary offerings.

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